Welcome to the Medical Laboratory Sciences research guide!
UpToDateFor more than 20 years, clinicians around the world have relied on UpToDate as their primary resource for medical knowledge at the point of care. The knowledge contained in UpToDate is evidence-based and continuously updated, but it is not merely an aggregation and report of the latest research; UpToDate presents a comprehensive synthesis of the evidence, followed by recommendations that can be acted on at the point of care. It combines an advanced publishing platform with the rigor of a sophisticated editorial process managed by a faculty of accomplished physician authors and editors, renowned leaders in their specialties.
AMA Manual of StyleThe AMA Manual of Style is a must-have guide for anyone involved in medical and scientific publishing.
Lippencott AdvisorLippincott Advisor is the single source for immediate, evidence-based, online nursing clinical-decision support. It delivers instant, 24/7 access to the latest evidence-based information that clinicians need at the point of care with over 17,000 monographs and patient teaching handouts.
Google Scholar is the academic part of Google. It includes links to books, articles, and other documents. Set your preferences to James White Library to take advantage of the links to our full-text journals.
Encore is a keyword search engine for the Library's collections of books, digital resources, databases and more. See also Advanced Search.
To find articles and dissertations:
CINAHL CompleteThis is the definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals. With CINAHL Complete, users get fast and easy full-text access to top journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more.
MedLineMEDLINE® contains journal citations and abstracts for biomedical literature from around the world.. Web of Science Database, use Select database pull down menu to limit to MedLIne only.
Academic Search CompleteThis database is the leading resource for scholarly research that supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books, and more.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses GlobalProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day and offering full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text.
Finding the Text of Articles
If you need to find the text of an article, follow the instructions on the "Finding articles" Guide.
You may also search Periodicals A-Z for the periodical title.
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